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Economic and Social Council

Meetings and Events of ECOSOC and its Subsidiary Bodies
Please note that this list provides information on the upcoming meetings and events of the Economic and Social Council, and the annual sessions of its subsidiary bodies. All meetings are open to Member States, United Nations agencies, funds and programmes, and the civil society. For further information, please contact ecosocinfo@un.org for ECOSOC events, and see also the internet links of the subsidiary bodies of ECOSOC.



2008 2009 2010
January
15 January Economic and Social Council, election of Bureau
New York
19 - 28 January Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, 2009 Regular Session
Conference Room 1, Conference Room Building, UNHQ New York
February
02 - 06 February International Narcotics Control Board, ninety-fourth session
Vienna
04 - 13 February 47th Session of the Commission for Social Development

Conference Room 4, Conference Room Building, UNHQ New York
10 - 13 February Economic and Social Council, organizational session
New York
12 February ECOSOC special event: The Contribution of Traditional Medicine to the Realization of International Development Objectives related to Global Public Health
New York
23 - 27 February CSD-17 Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting

New York, USA
23 February Special Event on Philanthropy and the Global Public Health Agenda
New York, USA
24 - 27 February Statistical Commission, fortieth session
New York
March
02 - 13 March 53rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW53)

United Nations, New York
09 - 13 March Committee for Development Policy, eleventh session
New York
11 - 20 March Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Fifty-second Session and High-Level Segment
Vienna
30 March - 03 April 42nd Session of the Commission on Population and Development
UNHQ
30 March - 03 April Committee of Experts on Public Administration, eighth session
New York
31 March Global Preparatory Meeting for the 2009 ECOSOC High-level segment
ECOSOC Chamber, Conference Room Building, UNHQ New York
April
16 - 24 April Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Vienna
20 April - 01 May United Nations Forum on Forests, 8th Session

New York
27 April Special high-level meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and UNCTAD
New York
May
04 - 15 May 17th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development

New York
04 - 22 May Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, forty-second session
Geneva
11 - 22 May International Narcotics Control Board, ninety-fifth session
Vienna
18 - 29 May Eighth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

New York
18 - 27 May Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, 2009 Resumed session
Conference Room 1, Conference Room Building, UNHQ New York
18 - 19 May Economic and Social Council, resumed organizational session
New York
20 May Panel discussion on Healthy Women: Gateway to a Healthy World: Health Care and Health Policy for Women and Girls, Organized by Committee on the Status of Women
Conference Room 4, Conference Room Building, UNHQ New York
25 - 29 May Commission on Science and Technology for Development, twelfth session
Geneva
25 - 29 May Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, pre-sessional working group, forty-third session
Geneva
June
08 June - 02 July Committee for Programme and Coordination, forty-ninth session
New York
16 - 19 June Commission on Narcotic Drugs, meeting of heads of national drug law enforcement agencies, European region, eighth session
Vienna
July
06 - 09 July UN ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review (AMR)

Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland
06 - 09 July High-level Segment
Geneva
10 - 14 July Coordination Segment
Geneva
10 July Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions (To come soon)
Geneva
15 - 17 July Operational Activities Segment
Geneva
20 - 22 July Humanitarian Affairs Segment
Geneva
23 - 30 July General Segment
Geneva
October
27 October - 13 November International Narcotics Control Board, ninety-sixth session
Vienna
29 October Joint Special Event - "Food and Economic Crises in Post-conflict Countries"
ECOSOC Chamber, UN Headquarters in New York
November
02 - 20 November Committee on Economic,Social and Cultural Rights,forty-third session
Geneva
23 - 27 November Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, pre-sessional working group, forty-fourth session
Geneva
30 November - 09 December Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, thirty-sixth session
Geneva
December
03 - 04 December Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, resumed eighteenth session
Vienna

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